Ocular manifestations of systemic infections

Tina C. Lucas-Glass, Keith H. Baratz

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Systemic infections occasionally present with ocular involvement. Prompt diagnosis and management, aided by an internist, may lead to resolution of the infection without severe ocular sequelae. Recent literature discussing atypical ophthalmic manifestations, treatment options, or transmission risks of the following diseases is reviewed: infection with hepatitis viruses, toxoplasmosis, tuberculosis, bacteremia, and endogenous mycotic endophthalmitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-92
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Opinion in Ophthalmology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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